Also Noted

Margolis to retire from NRRTS

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07/25/2013

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS Executive Director Simon Margolis will retire Aug. 30, the registry announced July 24. He will stay on as a part-time consultant through the end of the year.

CMS backpedals on overpayments

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07/24/2013

BALTIMORE – CMS has backed off collecting overpayments for beneficiaries who may have received items or services while they were incarcerated, either in a facility or on supervised release.

NSG to review nebulizers

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07/24/2013

WASHINGTON – National Government Services (NSG), the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, will initiate a widespread prepayment review of nebulizers (E0570), related drugs, accessories and dispensing fees, it announced in a recent message.

Provider warns of security breach

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07/24/2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The new owner of San Jose Medical Supply has begun notifying current and former customers that their personal information was breached in 2011, according to local news reports.

Drive Medical agrees to hold back two masks

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07/23/2013

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical announced today (July 23) that it has agreed to stop importing and selling certain CPAP masks as part of a consent order approved July 19 by the International Trade Commission (ITC).

ABC Home Medical invests $1M to expand

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07/23/2013

EXTON, Pa. – ABC Home Medical has relocated its national headquarters and customer service center to a 13,000-square-foot office complex in Exton, Pa., according to an article in Area Development Online.

OIG identifies $6M in prostheses that don’t meet requirements

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07/23/2013

WASHINGTON – CGS Administrators paid $6 million for 4,260 lines of service for lower limb prostheses in 2010 and 2011 that did not meet local coverage determination (LCD) requirements, according to a report from the Office of Inspector General.

Brightree, Strategic AR integrate solutions

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07/22/2013

ATLANTA and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Brightree has formed a relationship with Strategic AR to facilitate a more streamlined patient collection and payment posting experience, according to a press release.

ResMed takes new action against BMC Medical/3B Products

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07/22/2013

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has filed new legal action in the International Trade Commission (ITC) and an amended complaint in U.S. federal court to stop the alleged infringement of its patents by BMC Medical and 3B Products, according to a press release.

Senior Medicare Patrol saves $6M

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07/22/2013

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General’s (OIG’s) Senior Medicare Patrol project was responsible for recovering $6 million in funds in 2012, according to a new report.

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